Murder in the Bayou
Score: 2.5
From 7 Ratings

Murder in the Bayou


  • Author : Ethan Brown
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982127817


Murder in the Bayou Book Description :

Soon to be a Showtime documentary, Murder in the Bayou is a New York Times bestselling chronicle of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Southern parish that is “part murder case, part corruption exposé, and part Louisiana noir” (New York magazine). Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered in Jennings, Louisiana, a bayou town of 10,000 in the Jefferson Davis parish. The women came to be known as the Jeff Davis 8, and local law enforcement officials were quick to pursue a serial killer theory, stirring a wave of panic across Jennings’ class-divided neighborhoods. The Jeff Davis 8 had been among society’s most vulnerable—impoverished, abused, and mired with mental illness. They eng...

Murder in the Bayou
Score: 2.5
From 7 Ratings

Murder in the Bayou


  • Author : Ethan Brown
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476793269


Murder in the Bayou Book Description :

Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered around the town of Jennings, in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana. They had all engaged in sex work as a means of survival, and they came to be called the Jeff Davis 8. The investigations into their deaths, originally searching for a serial killer, raised questions about police misconduct and corruption....

Murder in the Bayou
Score: 2.5
From 7 Ratings

Murder in the Bayou


  • Author : Ethan Brown
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476793276


Murder in the Bayou Book Description :

Soon to be a Showtime documentary, Murder in the Bayou is a New York Times bestselling chronicle of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Southern parish that is “part murder case, part corruption exposé, and part Louisiana noir” (New York magazine). Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered in Jennings, Louisiana, a bayou town of 10,000 in the Jefferson Davis parish. The women came to be known as the Jeff Davis 8, and local law enforcement officials were quick to pursue a serial killer theory, stirring a wave of panic across Jennings’ class-divided neighborhoods. The Jeff Davis 8 had been among society’s most vulnerable—impoverished, abused, and mired with mental illness. They eng...

Bayou Justice

Bayou Justice


  • Author : H. L. Arledge
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-12-19
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1676984410


Bayou Justice Book Description :

Bayou Justice: Southeast Louisiana Cold Case Files compiles year one of the award-wining newspaper columns with updates to each true-crime installment.Bayou Justice is a twice-weekly true-crime newspaper column featuring exciting or notable crime-related stories often focusing on cold case files in South Louisiana; stories based on interviews with key players, among them: police investigators, lawyers, victims, and their families....

Dark Bayou
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Dark Bayou


  • Author : Alan G. Gauthreaux
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-11-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476622965


Dark Bayou Book Description :

This collection chronicles the most mysterious, bizarre and often overlooked homicides in Louisiana history. Drawing on contemporary records and, where available, the recollections of those who provide a coherent version of the facts, these mesmerizing tales detail some of the more gruesome episodes: the rise of the first Mafia godfather in the United States; the murder of two New Orleans police chiefs; the brutal murder of a famous New Orleans madam; the story of a respectable young woman who “accidentally” poisoned her younger sister and is a suspect in other family deaths; the ritual killing of blacks in southwestern Louisiana and eastern Texas; the mysterious death of a young housewife which still generates debate; and the demise of a local c...

Shake the Devil Off
Score: 2.5
From 12 Ratings

Shake the Devil Off


  • Author : Ethan Brown
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2009-09-01
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429992549


Shake the Devil Off Book Description :

A charismatic young soldier meets a tragic end in this moving and mesmerizing account of the war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, and no-safety-net America Zackery Bowen was thrust into two of America's largest recent debacles. He was one of the first soldiers to encounter the fledgling insurgency in Iraq. After years of military service he returned to New Orleans to tend bar and deliver groceries. In the weeks before Hurricane Katrina made landfall, he met Addie Hall, a pretty and high-spirited bartender. Their improvised, hard-partying endurance during and after the storm had news outlets around the world featuring the couple as the personification of what so many want to believe is the indomitable spirit of New Orleans. But in October 2006, Bowen leape...

The Bayou Strangler
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Bayou Strangler


  • Author : Fred Rosen
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504039499


The Bayou Strangler Book Description :

The true story of Louisiana serial killer Ronald Dominique’s ten-year murder spree, the men he slayed, and the detectives who hunted him down. In 1997, the bodies of young African American men began turning up in the cane fields of the quiet suburbs of New Orleans. The victims—many of them transient street hustlers—had been brutally raped and strangled, but police had no leads on the killer’s identity. The murders continued, leaving southeast Louisiana’s gay community rattled and authorities desperate for a break in the case. Then, Detectives Dennis Thornton and Dawn Bergeron came together as task force partners, indefatigable in their decade-long effort to track down the killer. In 2006, DNA evidence finally linked the murders to a suspect...

Murder   Mayhem in Houston

Murder Mayhem in Houston


  • Author : Mike Vance
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781625850560


Murder Mayhem in Houston Book Description :

Houston, we have a problem. The largest city in Texas has a wild west past filled with dodgy criminals and murderous madmen. When the Allen brothers sold Houston’s first lots, the city became a magnet for enterprising tycoons and opportunistic crooks alike. As the young city grew, a scourge of crime and vice accompanied the success of oil and real estate. The Bayou City’s seedy side—flashing Bowie knives, privileged bad boys, hardened prostitutes and unchecked serial killers—established its hold. From a young Clyde Barrow to the Man Who Killed Halloween, Houston’s past is filled with bloody tales, heartbreaking loss and despicable deeds. Authors Mike Vance and John Nova Lomax shine a light on these dark days. Includes photos!...

Murder in Marshall s Bayou

Murder in Marshall s Bayou


  • Author : S. H. Baker
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1934841765


Murder in Marshall s Bayou Book Description :

Dassas Cormier returns to Marshall's Bayou in the spring of 1924 to find that his old friend Red Doucet has been murdered. Grace, the only woman Dass has ever loved, is also back in Marshall's Bayou, and she wants him to look for her missing husband. He's surprised when his search leads to another murder. Are the two murders linked? More important, is Grace involved?...